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January 30th, 12:40 | Reading Anything: The quest for wordage, one book at a time.

So, because I'm heinously unoriginal, and also because I'm so disorganized I keep starting up new paper lists, and never manage to keep them together, I'm stealing Yuu's idea of a bookpile and will thusly keep listed here books I've managed to read this year. Which probably won't be many. I have a depressing lack of time to read. However. We'll see.

There are, of course, rules. They are...

    Must be started and finished this year.

    Mustn't be for school.

    Must be books I haven't read before.

and that's it. Go!




Books I've actually read:

    Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand
    Survivor, by Chuck Palahniuk
    Le Trappeur du Kabi, by Doric Germain
    Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy
    Mulch Ado About Nothing, by Jill Churchill
    Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk
    Good Bones, by Margaret Atwood
    The Shipping News, by Annie Proulx
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J. K. Rowling (the Boy relinquished it!)
    The Strangers In Paradise graphic novel series, by Terry Moore (up to Vol. 12)
    Volkswagen Blues, by Jaques Poulin
    The Crystal Cave, by Mary Stewart
    Tokyo Sucker-Punch, by Isaac Adamson
    Microserfs by Douglas Coupland



Books I'm currently reading:

    The Princess Bride -- the "good parts" version by William Goldman
    Moll Flanders by Daniel DeFoe
    Vineland by Thomas Pynchon
    Gödel, Escher, Bach - an Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter -- put on hold
    LOTR III, by JRR Tolkien (on pause)
    Erewhon, by Samuel Butler (paused)



(Some) Books on the to-read list:

    Speaker for the Dead and Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card

    The DNA Mystique by Dorothy Nelkin (link)

    The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

    Moll Flanders by Daniel DeFoe

    Stop Stealing Sheep and Find Out How Type Works by Erik Spiekermann, E.M. Ginger (link)

    All Tomorrow's Parties by William Gibson

    Any new Pratchett, etc.


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